Two of Triple-A Baseball’s longest tenured managers Mike Jirschele and Bobby Jones have been friends and rivals on the field for years. This week Jirschele’s Omaha Royals are taking on Jones’ Round Rock Express in the Pacific Coast League playoffs. it provides a chance for the two skippers to continue their friendly rivalry. In the story link, both men talk about their mutual respect and friendship, their individual careers, and their experiences as long time minor league baseball managers. It’s a good read.
Chasers’ Jirschele welcomes chance to face off with friend Jones — Omaha.com